Redesign Simplifies Real Estate Search

State-Wide MLS of Rhode Island launches real estate website

Providence, RI, January 26, 2009 --( The deployment of State-Wide MLS of Rhode Island’s new website,, further solidifies their reputation as the premier source of real property information and business services for the Southern New England real estate industry. Redesigned and developed by Verndale, the new site design, personalized search, and account features have created an improved user experience for those seeking information on properties in Rhode Island and bordering Connecticut and Massachusetts communities.

Home buyers can quickly find the property they are looking for via an intuitive search function that includes detailed search criteria. Once the search has been refined, full property descriptions, images, maps, and associated agent information are quickly accessible. Users also have the ability to save searches, compare properties across tabs, and register to receive new market and status change notifications. In addition to the impressive new search features, the site offers flexible agent profile management and also gives site sponsors the power to proactively monitor ROI of their advertisements through interactive metrics.

“We are very proud of the website and the position it holds in our consumer community,” said Alyce Kleczek, President of State-Wide MLS. “Our new version is much more effective and efficient in providing prospective home owners access to information about available properties in our market. Further, by allowing agents and advertisers to enhance their utilization of the site to economically achieve their internet business goals, State-Wide MLS can remain a leader in the competitive online real estate marketplace.”

“Verndale and the State-Wide MLS have a rich history of partnership that spans 9 years and many successful engagements. We’re thrilled to continue our work with this industry leading organization and are excited to introduce consumers to a brand new RILiving.Com,” said Chris Pisapia, Managing Director of Technical Consulting at Verndale. “The progressive features and management capabilities provide an advanced level of online capability that is expected by today’s online user and allows State-Wide MLS to meet the demands of advertisers, consumers and agents alike.”

About State-Wide MLS of Rhode Island
Since its establishment in 1972, State-Wide MLS has grown to be the premier source of real property information and business services for the Southern New England real estate industry. From base-level services like forms, MLS books and listing photography to state-of-the-art utilities like custom web pages and on-line IDX solutions, over 5000 REALTORS from Rhode Island and neighboring Connecticut and Massachusetts enhance their services to area buyers and sellers through the use of tools provided by State-Wide MLS.

About Verndale
Since 1998, Verndale has helped hundreds of emerging and midsize businesses maximize the value and reach of their web assets with a comprehensive offering of strategy, design, development, search marketing and support services. Verndale is a Microsoft Certified Development Partner and maintains active partnerships with many of the leading Content Management, Portal, Commerce, Search, and E-Mail Marketing platforms. The firm has been recognized by the Boston Business Journal and Inc. Magazine as one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in Massachusetts and the US respectively. For more information visit

Caroline Bone